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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Poor Response To Standard Antibiotics

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Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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What are some good home remedy antibiotics?

What are some good home remedy antibiotics?

Garlic , honey, and : Vinegar...There is a book with that title. Homey is a natural antibiotic. Also consult with a homeopath and a chinese medicine practitioner. Many herbs have antibacterial and antiviral properties. There are some great remedies for infections as well.. Example kali bichromicum (homeopathic) is excellent for sinus infections.... ...Read more

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What treatment at home can be done for black widow spider bite? Which antibiotic is best?

What treatment at home can be done for black widow spider bite?  Which antibiotic is best?

Spider Bite: Treatment for serious reactions to a black widow spider's bite will be beyond the scope of most medical offices and urgent care centers. Pain relief may require the use of narcotics and Antivenin (antitoxin to counteract the effects of the spider venom). ...Read more

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How should I treat rashes please around anus please tell me some home remedy or an antibiotic?

How should I treat rashes please around anus please tell me some home remedy or an antibiotic?

Rashes in the groin: Most rashes in otherwise healthy young men are fungal in nature. If you haven't tried an anti-fungal medication or cream that may do the trick. ...Read more

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Any home remedy for wheezing and dry cough, my son 9year old frequently suffering, feeling bad of giving him antibiotic more...

Any home remedy for wheezing and dry cough, my son 9year old frequently suffering, feeling bad of giving him antibiotic more...

See an allergist: It looks like your child may be suffering from asthma related to respiratory infections, see an allergist to determine if he has allergies and treat the asthma properly, antibiotics will not address it. ...Read more

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What is the best over the counter/at home remedy for a possible sinus infection? I've already gone through one round of antibiotics.

What is the best over the counter/at home remedy for a possible sinus infection? I've already gone through one round of antibiotics.

Xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sugar and breaks up biofilm in the body. That's where germs mulitply. It is found in a nasal spray called xlear (pronounced "clear") and in chewing gum called spry. Pleasant tasting too! olive leaf extract can be used as an antimicrobial. Please do what your doc says. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have lots of acne cyst in my poor head and face. I already took antibiotic and cream but is not gone what the best treatment of acne? Pls help

I have lots of acne cyst in my poor head and face.  I already took antibiotic and cream but is not gone what the best treatment of acne? Pls help

Isotretinoin: Better late than never. Cystic acne won't be cleared by antibiotics. It's not for the faint-hearted but it's probably what you need. The internet is full of scare stories but the fast majority of folks with cystic acne are glad after they've done it. ...Read more

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My ears are plugged with fluid. Im already on 2nd round of antibiotics. Is there a natural home remedy to help drain the fluid? My ears hurt.

My ears are plugged with fluid. Im already on 2nd round of antibiotics. Is there a natural home remedy to help drain the fluid? My ears hurt.

Eustachian tube: These days, we're leaning away from offering antibiotics for middle ear effusions (fluid in ears) and even infections, in otherwise healthy patients. Instead, we recommend antihistamines & decongestants to clear eustachian tube and relieve pain from eustachian tube dysfunction (imagine landing in main cabin w/clogged ears). Get some pain relief from your doc along w/antihistamines & decongestants. ...Read more

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My right gland has been swollen for a week. I get a cough some days, lost my voice 1 day&gland feels itchy @times.Do i need antibiotics or home remedy?

My right gland has been swollen for a week. I get a cough some days, lost my voice 1 day&gland feels itchy @times.Do i need antibiotics or home remedy?

See a doctor: This sounds like a viral uri, but without being able to examine you it is really impossible to diagnose accurately. Suggest that if you do not get progressively better in the next several days (using otc cold preps), you see your family doctor. ...Read more